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    SubjectRe: Intel P6 vs P7 system call performance
    Ulrich Drepper wrote:
    > Alan Cox wrote:
    >
    >
    >>Is there any reason you can't just keep the linker out of the entire
    >>mess by generating
    >>
    >> .byte whatever
    >> .dword 0xFFFF0000
    >>
    >>instead of call ?
    >
    >
    > There is no such instruction. Unless you know about some secret
    > undocumented opcode...
    >

    Well, there is lcall $0xffff0000, $USER_CS... (no, I'm most definitely
    *not* suggesting it.)

    -hpa

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